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Eurex to launch volatility futures and expand equity index derivatives

Eurex to launch volatility futures and expand equity index derivatives

Wed, 31/08/2005 - 07:17

Eurex is preparing to launch volatility futures allowing users to hedge against volatility fluctuations on the German, Swiss, and European equity markets. The launc »

Fortis groups its fund servicing entities

Fortis groups its fund servicing entities

Wed, 31/08/2005 - 07:13

Fortis has decided to promote both its onshore and offshore fund servicing activities under one single brand name Fortis Prime Fund Solutions. The move, designed t »

Armajaro Commodities Fund to reopen in October

Armajaro Commodities Fund to reopen in October

Wed, 31/08/2005 - 07:07

Armajaro Asset Management is re-opening the Armajaro Commodities Fund Limited to new investors with effect from 3 October 2005. "We are delighted to announce that t »

Barclays Capital continues build-out of equity derivatives business

Barclays Capital continues build-out of equity derivatives business

Tue, 30/08/2005 - 07:13

Barclays Capital has made a significant number of recent hires signalling the rapid expansion of its equity derivatives distribution, coverage and sales. Commenting »

Institutional investors fuel continued Cayman hedge fund growth

Institutional investors fuel continued Cayman hedge fund growth

Tue, 30/08/2005 - 07:13

A record number of new hedge funds were created in the Cayman Islands during the first six months of the year according to offshore law firm Walkers. »

Highbridge looks to Fidelity for new managing director

Highbridge looks to Fidelity for new managing director

Tue, 30/08/2005 - 07:07

Highbridge Capital Management has hired former Fidelity portfolio manager William Eigen as the firm's new managing director and senior portfolio manager. Eigen wil »

Gartmore closes AlphaGen Cepheus fund as managers leave

Gartmore closes AlphaGen Cepheus fund as managers leave

Fri, 26/08/2005 - 08:00

Gartmore i »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Virginia Reynolds Parker, Parker Global Strategies: Issues surrounding the effective management of risk in FoHFs

The Hedgeweek Interview: Virginia Reynolds Parker, Parker Global Strategies: Issues surrounding the effective management of risk in FoHFs

Fri, 26/08/2005 - 07:13

Virginia Reynolds Parker examines the management of risk in FoHFs and outlines a range of issues central to the concerns of managers and investors. Together with ma »

Citigroup names new funds of hedge funds CEO

Citigroup names new funds of hedge funds CEO

Fri, 26/08/2005 - 07:11

Citigroup Alternative Investments (CAI) has named Raymond Nolte as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company's funds of hedge funds group. In addition, Nolte - »

Coast Asset Management receives investment from Summit Partners

Coast Asset Management receives investment from Summit Partners

Fri, 26/08/2005 - 07:03

Alternative investment manager Coast Asset Management has sold a minority ownership interest to private equity and venture capital firm Summit Partners. Summit Part »

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